Dec 14, 2012 7:00am PST
so much. bob schieffer will have the latest on "face the nation." >>> we have some breaking news from california this morning. a strong earthquake struck overnight off the pacific coast. >> the u.s. geological survey has revised the strength of that quake to 6.3 magnitude. so far there are no reports of damage. we'll have more on this story throughout the morning. >>> there are reports in south africa that nelson mandela could get out of the hospital at any time. he was admitted a week ago for treatment. mark phillips is in johannesburg, south africa. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. good morning norah. i wish i could be more definite about nelson mandela's condition, but it has been shrouded in state secrecy until now and, frankly, this morning the confusion is moving almost into farce. there was a report this morning that after six days of treatment for this lung infection that the government says he has he might be ready to be sent home. the question is from where. all week we've been told that he was in a number one military hospital
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
for weeks in central america, wanted for questioning in the murder of a fellow american. bob orr is in washington with the latest on the story. >> reporter: good morning, gayle and charlie. software security guru john mcafee is in miami this morning. at the moment, he's still not charged with any crime but his legal troubles and odyssey may not be over. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. >> immediately after arriving in miami, john mcafee was caught on camera outside his south beach hotel, where he addressed the k accusations against him. >> let me be clear. i have absolutely nothing to do, absolutely nothing, with the murder in belize. >> reporter: shortly before a new message and on his website. i have no phone, no money, no contact information, he wrote. it continued. ten agents whisked me to a safe place, asked me some questions and then said where would you like to go? that post came down almost immediately and was replaced with a request to, quote, respect his privacy. hours earlier before leaving guatemala, mcafee stopped to talk with reporters.
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
and host of "face the nation" bob schieffer.washin bob, good morning. >> good morning. >> so do you see any profiles >> g and courage in terms of both a sides coming together to get this thing done?done >> not yet. not just yet.ust well i was just listening to miss pelosi. >> former speaker. >> seems to me what she was saying is if the republicans will agree to increase the tax rates, rates they will think about reducing making some sort of cuts in medicare later. maybe i'm wrong when i heard her me say that. sounded to me she said we've already done the cuts. >> they're all saying the same ll say thing, i'll do this if you do he that. if do you that i'll do this.o how do you break through that? >> well i think number one, whatwell is important is not what is saidot in public, but what they're public saying to one another behind the scenes. what has to happen it seems to me they have to make some sort sc of an agreement in private, and then come out together and and announce it. i think this continuing to come we'll out and say we'll do this if go you'll go ahead and do
Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> that is legitimate. >> governor barbour, thank you. we'll hear about gun control on "face the nation" bob schieffer interviewed nra's president david keene. >>> it is one week since the newtown, connecticut, school shooting which changed the gun control debate. short time ago americans paused to honor the 20 children and 6 women who were killed in that massacre. bell toll [ bell tolling ] church bells rang 26 times as newtown officials and residents stood with connecticut governor dan malloy. churches also rang their bells in washington and other cities. on thursday services were held for six of the people killed inside sandy hook elementary school. there was also a funeral in new hampshire for nancy lanza, the mother and first victim of gunman adam lanza. seth doane is in newtown where more funerals for the victims will be held this morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie and good morning to our viewers in the west. across the country, governors and mayors have called for a special day of mourning and a moment of silence to mark one week since this tragedy.
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
republican senator bob corker if a deal is likely and tell you how no deal could significantly impact everything from the price of milk to the price of gas. >>> we also look back at the life and legacy of general norman schwarzkopf. and a double agent tells us how facebook was used to infiltrate al qaeda. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> the house and republican have left town. the negotiations between the president and speaker have fallen apart. you can't legislate with yourself. >>> republicans have bent over backward. we wanted an agreement, but we had no takers. >> washington scrambles to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> president obama has asked the congressional leaders to meet at the white house today. >> if they cannot reach a deal, the economists warn that could trigger another recession. >> are they going to avoid a fiscal cliff, eric? [ laughter ] as stormin' norman has died. he commanded the u.s.-led international coalition and forced saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait. >>> some of the same states are bracing for yet anot
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> republican senator bob corker of tennessee has offered proposals in recent weeks to break the stalemate in congress. senator, good morning, good to see you. >> good morning, jeff good to be with you. >> are we going over the cliff? >> well it depends on what that means. i think 98% of the people in our country can be assured that at some point over the next short period of time, their income taxes are going to be the same but this congress as you know has been more prepared than any to deal with the big issues our nation faces and what you're seeing is a lack of courage to deal with the spending issues. unfortunately, you know today the average american doesn't realize that there's 40% of government services that they're not paying for. only one-third of medicare is paid for by those people who actually use it and because there's been this charade going on, where the left and right basically have conspired together to shield the american people from the true cost of government, we really don't have any constituency here to help reduce spending because we have not
Dec 4, 2012 7:00am PST
-suicide, bob costas set off a bis of a controversy when he decided to address the issue of gun control during an nfl broadcast. >> if jovan belcher didn't possess a gun, he and kasandra perkins would both be alive today. >> why do athletes love guns? the reality is this is a gun culture. lots of people own guns. >> reporter: he says the issue of guns and athletes is about youth, money, and perceived power. >> the problem is that many don't outgrow their power, a new national pastime has some very deep seated issues. >> reporter: the league has had a strict gun policy in place since 1996 that prohibits players from bringing guns to any facility or event affiliated with the league. but that was not enough to stop a tragedy in kansas city this past weekend. for "cbs this morning," i'm jim axelrod in new york. >> senior correspondent john miller former fbi assistant director joins us now. how do they go about enforcing the existing gun laws? >> well what they do is -- they've got this policy and jeff miller the former head of the pennsylvania state police head of se
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> yes, exactly. >>> from around the globe, washington post, senator bob dole, seriously wounded in world war ii, came to the senate floor to support the treaty. it needed two-thirds to pass. most senate republicans voted no, saying the treaty puts american sovereignty at risk. >> "the wall street journal" says one-third of all doctors and lawyers are now women, according to new census figures. in 1970 fewer than 10% of doctors and 5% of lawyers were women. >> "new york times" reports more smart phone users are sending text messages for free over the internet instead of paying fees on cell phone networks. that could cost wireless companies tens of billions of dollars in lost revenues. >> listen up, boys. britain's independent is warning of a sperm count, fell by one-third in 1989 and 2005. that increases the risk of infertility. researchers say the possible reasons range from environmental toxins to tight underwear. >> moving on. usa today reports starbucks is rolling out a special gift card today. it costs $450 and it's made out of steel. >> what? >> you can only buy $400 >>> all right.
Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
money, this sunday morning on "face the nation," bob schieffer talks with the author of the bowles-simpson deficit-cutting plan, erskine bowles and alan simpson. >>> here's a million-dollar question. should passengers be allowed to use electronic devices during takeoff and landing? this morning the fcc says yes. it's written a letter urging the faa to allow tablets, e-readers and other portable devices to be used in flight. the chairman of the fcc says personal electronics allow business travelers to do their work while others can stay informed and connected with family and friends. the faa is reviewing whether the devices interfere with the planes' control system. >>> justin bieber is flying high these days in the middle of a sold-out tour. his new album has three hit singles, but he did not get a single nomination this week from grammy voters. a mix of writers, journalists and others in the music industry. ben tracy has reaction to this high-profile snub. ♪ i'd like to you everything you want ♪ >> reporter: apparently grammy voters are not willing to commit to justin bieber.